Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 378 401
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 +34
Contract jobs citing Java EE 576 617 579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 2.04% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 421 373
England median daily rate £490 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £338 £322 £313
90th Percentile £606 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -23.81%
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -23.81%

Java EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30572 30237 30265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.35% 30.73% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21764 21117 20991
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 348 502
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.65 £14.50 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 259 £525 +13.51% 27
South East -12 120 £450 -5.26% 14
North of England +97 67 £450 +18.42% 6
Midlands -9 66 £425 +1.19% 7
East Midlands +6 47 £450 +7.14% 5
North West +48 40 £475 +18.75% 4
South West +13 29 £440 +3.53% 3
East of England -21 28 £400 -13.51% 12
Yorkshire +36 20 £425 +16.44% 2
West Midlands -19 19 £425 +13.33% 2
North East +72 7 £380 -
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 560 (97.22%) Java
2 353 (61.28%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (50.87%) Spring
4 247 (42.88%) Hibernate
5 235 (40.80%) REST
6 206 (35.76%) Maven
7 196 (34.03%) SQL
8 183 (31.77%) TDD
9 177 (30.73%) Web Services
10 173 (30.03%) Relational Database
11 172 (29.86%) Git (software)
12 170 (29.51%) JUnit
13 167 (28.99%) XML
14 166 (28.82%) JavaScript
15 156 (27.08%) Oracle
15 156 (27.08%) RESTful
16 154 (26.74%) Jenkins
17 153 (26.56%) JMS
18 149 (25.87%) OO
19 145 (25.17%) HTML
20 135 (23.44%) SOAP
21 125 (21.70%) Finance
22 123 (21.35%) Test Automation
22 123 (21.35%) Microservices
23 119 (20.66%) Unix
24 116 (20.14%) RDBMS
25 111 (19.27%) Linux
26 110 (19.10%) JBoss
27 108 (18.75%) JIRA
28 106 (18.40%) Continuous Integration

Java EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 110 (19.10%) JBoss
2 99 (17.19%) Tomcat
3 78 (13.54%) WildFly
4 62 (10.76%) WebSphere
5 59 (10.24%) Confluence
6 52 (9.03%) WebLogic
7 49 (8.51%) Apache
8 35 (6.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
11 21 (3.65%) Mule
12 17 (2.95%) Apache Spark
12 17 (2.95%) GlassFish
12 17 (2.95%) IIS
13 13 (2.26%) CMS
14 12 (2.08%) Apache Solr
15 10 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
16 9 (1.56%) SharePoint
17 7 (1.22%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.26%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.87%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.35%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.35%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) Actimize
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 69 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (6.42%) PaaS
3 31 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (4.86%) IaaS
5 19 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.95%) SaaS
7 9 (1.56%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.56%) GitHub
8 8 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.87%) Bluemix
9 5 (0.87%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.87%) Google Checkout
9 5 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.69%) Serverless
11 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.03%) Internet
2 17 (2.95%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.78%) HTTP
4 15 (2.60%) Firewall
5 10 (1.74%) SSL
6 7 (1.22%) Intranet
7 5 (0.87%) LDAP
7 5 (0.87%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.69%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.52%) AMQP
9 3 (0.52%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.35%) DNS
10 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.35%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.35%) Network Security
10 2 (0.35%) X.509
11 1 (0.17%) SMS
11 1 (0.17%) VPN
11 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (30.03%) Relational Database
2 116 (20.14%) RDBMS
3 92 (15.97%) NoSQL
4 77 (13.37%) MySQL
5 43 (7.47%) MongoDB
6 40 (6.94%) SQL Server
7 31 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (4.51%) Big Data
9 25 (4.34%) Hadoop
10 22 (3.82%) DB2
11 20 (3.47%) MarkLogic
12 17 (2.95%) Oracle Database
13 14 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (1.39%) Snowflake Schema
16 7 (1.22%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.22%) MariaDB
17 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 5 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 206 (35.76%) Maven
2 172 (29.86%) Git (software)
3 170 (29.51%) JUnit
4 154 (26.74%) Jenkins
5 108 (18.75%) JIRA
6 85 (14.76%) Mockito
7 75 (13.02%) Subversion
8 62 (10.76%) SonarQube
9 57 (9.90%) Vagrant
10 49 (8.51%) Checkstyle
10 49 (8.51%) Liquibase
11 46 (7.99%) Ant
12 40 (6.94%) Eclipse
13 35 (6.08%) Gradle
14 33 (5.73%) Cucumber
15 26 (4.51%) Hudson
16 23 (3.99%) Selenium
17 21 (3.65%) Bitbucket
18 17 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
19 16 (2.78%) JBehave
General
1 125 (21.70%) Finance
2 79 (13.72%) Banking
3 23 (3.99%) Retail
4 19 (3.30%) Marketing
5 15 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.26%) Front Office
7 12 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.91%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.56%) Electronics
9 9 (1.56%) Games
10 6 (1.04%) French Language
10 6 (1.04%) Publishing
11 5 (0.87%) Automotive
11 5 (0.87%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Back Office
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 420 (72.92%) Developer
2 354 (61.46%) Java Developer
3 74 (12.85%) Architect
4 61 (10.59%) Senior Developer
5 40 (6.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (4.69%) Java Architect
6 27 (4.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 24 (4.17%) Agile Developer
8 22 (3.82%) Agile Java Developer
8 22 (3.82%) Integration Developer
9 21 (3.65%) Software Engineer
9 21 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.47%) J2EE Developer
10 20 (3.47%) Java Engineer
11 18 (3.13%) Technical Architect
12 17 (2.95%) SQL Developer
13 15 (2.60%) Lead Developer
14 14 (2.43%) Full Stack Developer
14 14 (2.43%) HTML Developer
14 14 (2.43%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (50.87%) Spring
2 247 (42.88%) Hibernate
3 235 (40.80%) REST
4 177 (30.73%) Web Services
5 167 (28.99%) XML
6 156 (27.08%) RESTful
7 153 (26.56%) JMS
8 145 (25.17%) HTML
9 135 (23.44%) SOAP
10 102 (17.71%) CSS
11 96 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 91 (15.80%) JPA
12 91 (15.80%) Spring Boot
13 89 (15.45%) J2EE
14 78 (13.54%) JAX-RS
15 75 (13.02%) JSON
16 63 (10.94%) Spring MVC
17 61 (10.59%) Drools
18 60 (10.42%) jQuery
18 60 (10.42%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.51%) Linux Command Line
2 22 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (3.65%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.65%) User Experience
4 17 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.56%) Fixed Income
6 8 (1.39%) Online Games
7 7 (1.22%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (0.87%) DataPower
9 5 (0.87%) Equities
9 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.69%) PKI
11 3 (0.52%) iPad
11 3 (0.52%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 119 (20.66%) Unix
2 111 (19.27%) Linux
3 51 (8.85%) VMS
4 43 (7.47%) Windows
5 35 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (5.73%) Android
6 33 (5.73%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.78%) Windows Server
8 14 (2.43%) CentOS
9 9 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.39%) AIX
11 7 (1.22%) Debian
11 7 (1.22%) HPUX
11 7 (1.22%) Solaris
11 7 (1.22%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.04%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (61.28%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (31.77%) TDD
3 149 (25.87%) OO
4 123 (21.35%) Microservices
4 123 (21.35%) Test Automation
5 106 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
6 100 (17.36%) Scrum
7 86 (14.93%) MVC
8 81 (14.06%) Unit Testing
9 74 (12.85%) DevOps
10 72 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
11 68 (11.81%) SDLC
12 67 (11.63%) Domain-Driven Design
13 66 (11.46%) Dependency Injection
14 65 (11.28%) E-Commerce
15 63 (10.94%) BDD
16 62 (10.76%) SOA
17 58 (10.07%) CQRS
18 53 (9.20%) Open Source
19 50 (8.68%) UML
Programming Languages
1 560 (97.22%) Java
2 196 (34.03%) SQL
3 166 (28.82%) JavaScript
4 49 (8.51%) JPQL
5 27 (4.69%) PL/SQL
6 26 (4.51%) Scala
7 24 (4.17%) C#
8 22 (3.82%) Python
9 21 (3.65%) Perl
9 21 (3.65%) Shell Script
9 21 (3.65%) XPath
10 20 (3.47%) C++
11 18 (3.13%) Groovy
12 11 (1.91%) C
13 10 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.39%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.39%) PHP
15 5 (0.87%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.87%) VB
15 5 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 68 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.69%) Degree
4 9 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.69%) CISSP
6 4 (0.69%) RHCE
6 4 (0.69%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.30%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.69%) GCP
2 4 (0.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) SEPA
4 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 55 (9.55%) Docker
2 12 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.52%) HDFS
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (7.64%) Ansible
2 33 (5.73%) Puppet
3 32 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.87%) Galera Cluster
4 5 (0.87%) OpenNebula
5 4 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.69%) Nagios
6 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.35%) Terraform
6 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.17%) Rancher
7 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 156 (27.08%) Oracle
2 37 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.73%) IBM
4 23 (3.99%) Red Hat
5 22 (3.82%) Perforce
6 16 (2.78%) SAP
7 12 (2.08%) MuleSoft
8 11 (1.91%) Adobe
8 11 (1.91%) Google
8 11 (1.91%) hybris
9 10 (1.74%) CA
10 9 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
11 8 (1.39%) WSO2
12 7 (1.22%) Sybase
12 7 (1.22%) webMethods
13 5 (0.87%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.87%) Coremetrics
13 5 (0.87%) ION Trading
13 5 (0.87%) Splunk
13 5 (0.87%) Talend